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Mallam Sree Durga Parameshwari Temple – Goddess Worshipped In Three Forms – Sri Chakra Prathishta

Mallam Sree Durga Parameshwari temple is located on the banks of Madhu Vahini River Muliyar village, around 16 km from Kasaragod town in Kerala. The main prathishta in the temple is Sree Durga Parameshwari in Sri Chakra form and is worshipped in three forms. This is one of the rare temples with Sri Chakra prathishta in the sanctum sanctorum. A darpana bimbam is also consecrated in the sanctum so that devotees can see the Devi and offer prayers.

The darshanam of Mallam Sri Durgaparameshwari is towards east.

Shanta Durga is worshipped in the morning; at noon the same murti is worshiped as swayamvara Parvati and at night the murti is worshipped as Vaa Durga.

The Upa Devata worshiped in the temple is Satyanarayana. Nagaraja is worshiped under a raised platform under a banyan tree in the eastern side of the temple.

The five day annual festival begins on Shukla Paksha Ekadashi in Phalgun month (February – March). The beginning of the festival is marked by Dwajarohanam or the flag hoisting ceremony. The utsava murti of the Goddess is circumambulated in a
beautifully decorated chariot amidst traditional prayers and music during the festival. Yakshagana is performed as part of the festivities.

As per history, the Sri Chakra in the temple was consecrated by Brahmins from Karad in Maharashtra. This group of pundits had relocated from Karad to this particular place.

The temple was built on a land donated by Mallam Kshatriyar.

Free food is provided two times in a day to people who visit the temple.

Tuesdays and Fridays are auspicious days in a week here.